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IMG_2866Aaahh…Labor Day Weekend at the Jersey Shore. So many claim it to be the last weekend of summer, and recognize it with an air of melancholy. But, that’s simply not the case. Personally, I acknowledge Halloween as the end of summer at the Jersey Shore…even if that’s not the “official” end. In fact, those few weeks that follow Labor Day are potentially the best times. It gets a bit less crowded, the weather is not too hot and not too cool (still great beach weather), the kids go back to school so routines return, and there’s a freshness in the air that is invigorating. So, don’t be sad about summer coming to an end. If you live at the Jersey Shore, you still have plenty of “summer” to look forward to ... Read More >

IMG_0233An interesting phenomenon that I have found is that many people who buy second homes at the Jersey Shore tend to use them all-year-round. They are not purchased just for summer retreat anymore. The Jersey Shore’s close proximity to Metropolitan areas, like NYC and Philadelphia, give it a unique accessibility. Which means, no planning has to take place in order to decide to make the trip to the Shore. Just turn off the lights, lock the door, and hop on the ferry, the train, the Parkway, or 195 and you can be watching the waves roll upon the beach in under an hour and a half. And, what’s really awesome is that you can do this any day of the week, any week of the month, any month of the year! Because the Jerse ... Read More >

LB BoardwalkThe peaceful serenity of living near the water is a feeling like no other. The sounds, the air, the aroma. A mood change can occur with just one roll of the tide. A walk on the beachfront or along the river bed. It's all about the water. One of the greatest advantages of the Jersey Shore living is that one can choose to live closer to the river or closer to the ocean and still be in close proximity to the other. You want to dock your boat in your backyard, but your kids want to surf the ocean waves. The advantage at the Jersey Shore is that you can choose a riverfront home in Rumson and your kids can bike over the bridge to the beautiful beaches of Sea Bright. Or, choose a lagoon-front home in Brick an ... Read More >

Author: The KCM Crew (Keeping Current Matters) 7/12/17 Home seen by appraiserIn today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over the next twelve months. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal. If prices are surging, it is difficult for appraisers to find adequate, comparable sales (similar houses in the neighborhood that recently closed) to defend the selling price when performing the appraisal for the bank. Every month in their Home Price Perception Index (HPPI), Quicken Loans ... Read More >

229 2nd Ave - Beach 2The Cutest Towns At The Jersey Shore Are Revealed

 By Lou Russo (94.3 The Point) July 11, 2017 7:08 AM
We asked you to cast your vote for the cutest town at the Jersey Shore, and now your results are in. Yesterday, we talked about a recent article that listed Cranbury in Middlesex County as the cutest town in the state, but it made us wonder which town you think is the cutest right here at the Jersey Shore. So we did a Jersey Shore poll and the results are in. The crown belongs to Manasquan (35%), followed by Ocean Grove w ... Read More >

spring lake 5 2The Spring Lake 5 Mile Run  ~ One of the largest and best running events in the nation is back for yet another Memorial Day Weekend. Originally starting in Spring Lake in 1977, the popular race is now over 30 years old and still going strong. The Kids Race is on Friday, 5/26, and starts at 6:00pm at Ocean Avenue and Atlantic. The 5 mile run starts at 8:30am Saturday morning, 5/27, at Ocean Avenue and Sussex. And, as always, there will be an extra fun, post-run beginning of summer party! You might also enjoy a lovely stroll down 3rd Avenue for the Race Day Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, 5/27 and Sunday, 5/28 (Rain Dates: ... Read More >

Marina Grille(APP.com ~ May 9, 2017)  BELMAR - The borough on Tuesday unveiled the latest piece of its redevelopment plan with the opening of a $6 million restaurant overlooking the Shark River.
 The Marina Grille is being run by Chefs International, which constructed the borough-owned building under the agreement with Belmar. The borough is leasing the property to Chefs International for $250,000 a year initially. The borough expects to receive $24 million over the 50-year term of the contract, Mayor Matt Doherty said. The 12,000-square-foot facility and sprawling outdoor patio will have year-round casual dining. It’s adjacent to the 9th Ave Pier, a seasonal restaurant the company has
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229 2nd Ave - Beach 2It’s that time of the year again – Memorial Day Weekend means summer has started at the Jersey Shore! The beaches are open, the weather is cooperating, landlords are preparing their homes for their summer tenants, and the small business owners are ready for the influx of customers! So, you’re preparing for a day at the beach. What do you bring? For some, just a towel is enough. But for most, a little preparation makes your day at the beach that much more enjoyable. There’s nothing worse than arriving at the beach, finding your perfect spot, and then realizing that you forgot essential items. It happens to the best of us – but here’s a list to make it a bit easier for ... Read More >

It’s that awesome time of year again, when the Jersey Shore becomes the place to be for fun, sun, and sand between your toes. This Memorial Day Weekend promises events from town to town that are “shore” to please. IMG_1122Asbury Park • 5/28 8pm to end   Memorial Day Fireworks Bradley Beach • 5/27-5/29 10am-7pm   Festival on the boardwalk! Highlands • 5/28 10am-4pm     ... Read More >

Come celebrate Irish hospitality at Spring Lake, the Jersey Shore's Irish Riviera! This year the Irish Festival will feature many family friendly events perfect for a Spring-time stroll through downtown Spring Lake. Live music, dancing, food, kids activities and shopping.  
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Come celebrate Belmar's recovery from Superstorm Sandy

By Patricia A. Miller (Patch Staff) - April 29, 2017 Belmar PavilionIt's been almost five years since Superstorm Sandy battered Belmar's Taylor Pavilion into oblivion. But that's all history now. On Monday, a host of state and local officials will gather at 5th Avenue and Boardwalk and cut the ribbon for the new Taylor Pavilion, Mayor Matt Doherty said. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone are expected to attend. A reception will be held after the ribb ... Read More >

ladies night out spring lakeThursday, 4/27/17, Downtown Spring Lake will be alive with a night of Shopping, Food & Fun!! The evening is FREE and will be alive with in-store specials, discounts, food & drink, and lots of opportunities to take home some great gift baskets! Don't miss out on a great night with friends!       5-8pm This year you have two chances to win: Be one of the first 150 people to register to be entered to win a gift basket valued at $200.00 (You must also check in at Clayton's Livery at 1207 Third Avenue, Spring Lake, on the evening of the event to be entered); AND The first 75 shoppers to bring in a receipt showing you have spent $50 or more ... Read More >

205 Washington - Full Aerial 1Just 1 block to town and approximately 2 blocks to the beach, you will find this quintessential Spring Laker. The signature wrap-around porch welcomes you into this gem with finished, walkup 3rd floor and finished basement with play area, full bath and laundry area. Back deck with gas-grill hookup, accessed from the kitchen or the mud room, overlooks an in-ground, salt water pool. On a 75 x 150 lot, the property also offers a nice amount of lawn space. And, if all this wasn’t enough, an inviting guest apartment sits above the detached 2-car garage. To use the word ‘’special’’ to describe this magnificent property is a true understatement! Offered at $2,795, ... Read More >

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229 2nd Ave - Beach 2DATE: Sunday, March 12, 2017

TIME: 1:00 - 4:00pm

LOCATION: 229 2nd Avenue, Manasquan

DIRECTIONS: Main St east to right on 2nd Avenue to 229 on right

Only one block and you can feel the sand between your toes. Recently raised this 3 bedroom home has not one, but two, balconies to enjoy the ocean breeze. Detached garage. Large storage underneath. Deck for entertaining. Come preview this home and make the perfect beach life your reality.

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102 Marine - Master Balcony - Print EditedDATE: Sunday, March 5, 2017

TIME: 1:00 - 4:00pm

LOCATION: 102 Marine Terrace, Long Branch

DIRECTIONS: Ocean Blvd to Cooper. Drive 3/4 around clock tower to right on Grant. Cross through stop sign and driveway in is on the left. OR Ocean Blvd to Ocean Terrace to second right (one way) on Marine Terrace. Loop around to driveway on the left.

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LB LockersDon't miss your chance to rent a Beach Locker, Bath House or Cabana for the summer Season of 2017! Rentals start Saturday, March 11th; Doors open at 9:00am. Availability is limited and rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis! Storage Lockers are $375/season Bath Houses are $1000/ season Cabanas are $2750/season
Location: Long Branch Recreation Department, 231 Wilbur Ray Ave. For more info, call 732-571-6545Lifeguard stand and flag
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St Patricks Day ParadeThe 44th annual St Patrick's Day Parade kicks off this Sunday, March 5th, in Belmar. As written by Patch.com, March 1, 2017: Visitors planning on heading to Belmar on Sunday for the 44th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade should leave for the event early, so they can get a prime spot on the parade route before officials close key roads. The procession of fire trucks, pipe-and-drum bands, and p ... Read More >

The kids are out of school, you've earned that long weekend off from work, and it's time to head down the shore to celebrate July 4th Weekend! Below are some of the great events going on at the Jersey Shore this weekend: ClydesdalesAsbury Park • Monday, 7/4 9pm   Independence Day fireworks on the beach! • Thursday, 7/7 3pm   Budweiser Clydesdale Parade! Belmar • Friday, 7/8  3-5pm Budweiser Clydesdales trot the boardwalk! ... Read More >

It’s that awesome time of year again, when the Jersey Shore becomes the place to be for fun, sun, and sand between your toes. This Memorial Day Weekend promises events from town to town that are “shore” to please. IMG_1122Asbury Park • 5/29 9pm   Memorial Day Fireworks Bradley Beach • 5/28-5/30 10am-7pm   Festival on the boardwalk! Highlands • 5/29 10am-4pm Seaport Craft Show ... Read More >

IMG_0978The Sandy-destroyed boardwalk in Long Branch, originally slated to be completed just before Memorial Day Weekend, held its ribbon cutting ceremony today, 4/1/16, a month and a half ahead of schedule. This early completion makes the City's newest project ready for the NJ Marathon to be held on May 1st. "We are in the 90 percentile as far as completion goes," Long Branch Business Administrator, Howard Woolley, said. "We still have to get (Ocean Avenue) paved, finish up the concession stands and do some other detail work on that, but that has come along fabulously." After finalizing a $14.4 million contract with George Harms Construction, work on the boardwalk originated less than a year ago. The new boardwalk is much wider ... Read More >